Bug 134615 - rpm(1) doesn't install 32bit packages properly.
rpm(1) doesn't install 32bit packages properly.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.0
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-10-04 19:49 EDT by L3support
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-05 08:20:45 EDT
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Description L3support 2004-10-04 19:49:29 EDT
Description of problem:
Several problems happen as we install ia32 rpm packages in ia64
environment. 
- rpm(1) donesn't relocate direcotries including files whose filecolor
is 1 to /emul/ia32-linux.
- pre or post processing errors are output in /root/install.log when
we  install RHEL4 beta1 with full installation.
  For example,
   error: %post(libgcc-3.4.1-10) scriptlet failed, exit status 255,
   error: %pre(dbus-0.22-4) scriptlet failed, exit status 255,
   error:   install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping dbus-0.22-4,

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm-4.3.2-4

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL4 beta1 with full installation
after installation,
2. See '/' directory
3. See '/root/install.log' file
  
Actual results:
- /emul/ia32-linux doesn't exist
- There are several errors in /root/install.log 

Expected results:
- rpm(1) relocates the directories to /emul/ia32-linux.
- There are no errors in /root/install.log.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2004-10-05 08:15:45 EDT
1) no /emul/ia32-linux was a missing piece of configuration,
fixed in rpm-4.3.2-8.

2) is a kernel problem, elf32 execution is disabled in ia64 kernels.
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2004-10-05 08:20:45 EDT
It's not a kernel problem.
It's probably a missing ia32el package.

(note, newer ia64 cpus don't have any elf32 execution capability at all)

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